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Torah shield decorated with crown, lions and twisted columns

Torah shield decorated with crown, lions and twisted columns

Torah shield decorated with crown, lions and twisted columns

Silver, repoussé, engraved, punched, cut, and pierced, gilt

Hebrew letters on separate plaque: "R[osh] H[ashanah]"

H: 31.7; W: 23.1; Th: 4.7 cm

The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Marks: city and artist

Accession number:

B86.0130

148/279

Jewish Art and Life
From the Israel Museum publications:

Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:

The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987